Rapidly Progressive Transthyretin-Mediated Amyloidosis in a Domino Liver Transplant Recipient of a Ser23Asn Donor

imageDomino liver transplantation, in which the liver of a patient with transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis is transplanted into another patient, has been an established procedure performed at several centers across the world. The risk of developing systemic amyloidosis in transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis liver transplant recipients is a topic of ongoing investigation. We report a case of rapidly progressive transthyretin amyloidosis in a patient who received a liver from a donor with a rare Ser23Asn mutation. We advise exercising caution when considering domino liver transplantation in patients with this particular mutation.


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